The average price of electric energy sale by all producers to wholesale market made UAH 1,078.63 per MWh in January, which was 8.63% or UAH 85.66 per MWh more than in December 2017 (then UAH 992.97 per MWh). This is stated in information about the dynamics of the prices at which electric energy producers sell electric energy to the wholesale market, which is published on the website of the Enerhorynok state enterprise, Ukrainian News Agency reports. In the first decade of January, the price of electric energy sale by all producers to wholesale market made UAH 1,051.33 per MWh, in the second decade it was UAH 1,106.15 per MWh, and in the third decade - UAH 1,076.12 per MWh. In January, the weighted average rate for supply of electric energy by Ukrainian thermal power plants (TPPs) decreased by 7.8% or UAH 138.38 per MWh to UAH 1,640.04 per MWh as against the weighted average rate of TPPs in December 2017 (then UAH 1,778.42 per MWh). In January, the average sale price for electric energy of Kyiv-based Energoatom national nuclear energy generating company was UAH 546.34 per MWh, which was 16.4% or UAH 76.95 per MWh more than in December 2017. Hydro-electric power stations' price was UAH 444.31 per MWh, 66.9% or UAH 178.12 per MWh more than in December 2017. In January, the share of the TPPs in the structure of electric energy supplies made 30.96% (4,300.235 million kWh), the nuclear power plants (NPPs) share was 49.27% (6,842.316 million kWh), and HEPPs share was 8.91% (1,237.558 million kWh). In January, a total of 13,888.256 million kWh of electric energy was supplied. As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, on December 28, the National Commission on State Regulation of Energy and Utility Services (the Energy Commission) has set the forecast wholesale-market price of electricity for the first quarter of 2018 at UAH 1,495.57 per MWh, which is UAH 129.8 per MWh or 9.5% more than the current forecast wholesale-market price for the fourth quarter of 2017 (UAH 1,365.7 per MWh, excluding VAT). For the remaining three quarters of 2018, the Energy Commission established the same forecast wholesale-market price of UAH 1,586.7 per MWh, which is UAH 221 per MWh or 16.2% more than the current forecast wholesale-market price for the fourth quarter of 2017. The Enerhorynok state-run enterprise operates the wholesale electric energy market.